DGFT Notifications

Transport and Marketing Assistance (TMA) : An Incentive Scheme to Boost Agri-Exports

DGFT - As a part of implementation action plan of Agriculture Export Policy, 2018, which the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved in December 2018, with an aim to double the shipments to $60 billion by 2022 and integrating Indian farmers and agricultural products to the global value chain, the government now [&...

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Service Export from India Scheme: Revised FTP 2015-20

DGFT - Service Export from India scheme 1. Introduction: The Government has introduced the Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) w.e.f. 01.04.2015 under the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2015-20 replacing the earlier scheme ‘Served from India Scheme’ under the FTP, 2009-15. Under SEIS, the service providers of notified services are ince...

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Advance Authorization Scheme

DGFT - Advance authorization is an order issued to endorse the import of duty-free inputs which are physically integrated into the export product. Its provisions extend to fuel, oil, energy, and catalysts which are consumed or utilized to obtain export products. This article looks at the regulations connected with Advance Authorization Scheme. W...

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DGFT & CBIC: The ugly face of corrupt practices- 6th Story

DGFT - There is no educational institution, which taught you to cheat therefore I fail to understand that where did the Indian bureaucracy learn to cheat the citizens. Further, the way systemic corruption pervades the complete system is mind boggling. To me, this is most despicable & disgusting feature of the Indian bureaucracy & every I...

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Self write offs of unrealized export bills

DGFT - An exporter who has not been able to realize the outstanding export dues despite best efforts, may either self-write-off or approach the AD, who had handled the relevant shipping documents, with appropriate supporting documentary evidence. The limits prescribed for write-offs of unrealized export bills are as under: Self-write-off by an e...

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Upload all Adjudication/Appellate Orders on website of respective Zones: DGFT to RA’s:

DGFT - DGFT Authorities have instructed all RA’s to upload all the Adjudication/Appellate Orders passed by them on the website of the respective Zones. Instances have come to the notice of DGFT where such Orders are not being regularly uploaded by the concerned Zonal offices. A need has been felt to have a system to have all such […]...

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DGFT has to Evolve from a Regulator to Facilitator – Suresh Prabhu

DGFT - A two-day meeting of port officers organized by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), of the Department of Commerce, ended today in New Delhi. The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Shri Suresh Prabhu, addressed the regional officers from different parts of the country and urged them to reorient their th...

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Govt increases MEIS Rate by 2% for labour intensive MSME sectors

DGFT - While restoring the benefits under the export promotion schemes of duty free imports under Advanced Authorization, Export Promotion Capital Goods and 100% Export Oriented Units and thus resolving the problem of blocked working capital for exporters following the roll out of GST, the FTP review has focused on increasing the incentives for ...

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Highlights of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020- Mid Term Review (December 2017)

DGFT - GST RELATED REFORMS- GST has been launched w.e.f. 1.07.2017. It incorporates zero rating of exports. Taxes will not be exported. On the export of finished goods, there is an option of either obtaining refund of GST paid or getting exemption from payment of GST on submission of Letter of Undertaking/Bond....

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Foreign Trade Procedures 2015-20 (w.e.f. 05.12.2017)

DGFT - DGFT notifies Foreign Trade Procedures 2015-20 (w.e.f. 05.12.2017) which contains the following :- CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION & TRADE FACILITATION 1.01 Notification of Procedure In pursuance of the provisions of paragraph 1.03 of Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) hereby notifies the procedure to be f...

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Review Petition admitted as assessments u/s. 158BC & 158BD were completed by same officer

Commissioner of Income-tax Vs Dr. T.M. Kuriachan (Kerala High Court) - If the claim of the Revenue that both the assessments were completed by the same officer one under s. 158BC and the other under s. 158BD is correct, then certainly the review has to be allowed as Manish Maheshwari's case (supra) has no application. We, therefore, allow the review petition by recalli...

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Assessment of petroleum products under CTH 27101960 & 27101990

Public Notice No. 47/2019-JNCH - (23/05/2019) - Following practice shall be adopted for the assessment of the petroleum products falling under CTH 27101960 and 27101990 with immediate effect:...

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An entity requires only one RCMC from its relevant EPC : DGFT

Trade Notice No. 17/2019-20 - (22/05/2019) - (i) An entity requires only one RCMC from its relevant EPC as per Appendix-2T. It can keep on adding any number of businesses afterwards and RCMCs from other EPCs will be optional only. (ii) If an entity, having RCMC for goods from a particular EPC/FIEO, exports services subsequently, there is no...

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Prohibition on direct or indirect import & export from/to Korea- Reg.

TRADE NOTICE No. 16/2019-20 - (16/05/2019) - Reference is invited to the enclosed DGFT Notification No. 52/2015-20 dated 07.03.2018 wherein Para 2.17 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20, on imports and exports to Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), which was notified to implement UNSC Resolution No. 2397(2017) dated 22.12.2017 passed...

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Claim of MEIS benefits for exports made to countries in OFAC List

Trade Notice No. 15/2015-2020-DGFT - (16/05/2019) - Vide Public Notice 8/2015-20 dated 14.05.2019 a revised procedure for making online MEIS applications/claims has been notified for situations where exports have been made to countries listed in the OFAC list such as Iran or export realizations have been received through the Vostro mechanism....

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Introduction of online complaints module for AEO & DPD clients- reg

Public Notice No. 43/2019 -JNCH - (15/05/2019) - As a trade facilitation measure Mumbai Customs Zone-II has introduced a facility wherein AEO & DPD clients can file complaint online on DPD JNCH website(dpdjnch.com). The complaint can be filed in matters related to DPD only....

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Assessment of petroleum products under CTH 27101960 & 27101990

Public Notice No. 47/2019-JNCH (23/05/2019)

Following practice shall be adopted for the assessment of the petroleum products falling under CTH 27101960 and 27101990 with immediate effect:...

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An entity requires only one RCMC from its relevant EPC : DGFT

Trade Notice No. 17/2019-20 (22/05/2019)

(i) An entity requires only one RCMC from its relevant EPC as per Appendix-2T. It can keep on adding any number of businesses afterwards and RCMCs from other EPCs will be optional only. (ii) If an entity, having RCMC for goods from a particular EPC/FIEO, exports services subsequently, there is no need to obtain second RCMC from SEPC(me...

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Prohibition on direct or indirect import & export from/to Korea- Reg.

TRADE NOTICE No. 16/2019-20 (16/05/2019)

Reference is invited to the enclosed DGFT Notification No. 52/2015-20 dated 07.03.2018 wherein Para 2.17 of the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20, on imports and exports to Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), which was notified to implement UNSC Resolution No. 2397(2017) dated 22.12.2017 passed under Chapter VII of the Charter of the...

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Claim of MEIS benefits for exports made to countries in OFAC List

Trade Notice No. 15/2015-2020-DGFT (16/05/2019)

Vide Public Notice 8/2015-20 dated 14.05.2019 a revised procedure for making online MEIS applications/claims has been notified for situations where exports have been made to countries listed in the OFAC list such as Iran or export realizations have been received through the Vostro mechanism....

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Introduction of online complaints module for AEO & DPD clients- reg

Public Notice No. 43/2019 -JNCH (15/05/2019)

As a trade facilitation measure Mumbai Customs Zone-II has introduced a facility wherein AEO & DPD clients can file complaint online on DPD JNCH website(dpdjnch.com). The complaint can be filed in matters related to DPD only....

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Examination and Assessment of RMS facilitated Bill of Entry – reg

Public Notice No. 42/2019-JNCH (14/05/2019)

It is noticed that the Assessing Officers of Groups are, sometimes, giving examination order to verify compliance of RE-44/2000, which may entail opening of the packages and examination. Thus, the very purpose of facilitation for examination by RMS, gets defeated in case of such consignments. It is, therefore, instructed that the Assessin...

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Adjudication Orders passed in many cases are stereotyped & vague: DGFT

ECA Circular No. 124 (15/05/2019)

While dealing with the Reviews, it has been observed that, in many cases, quality of Adjudication Orders (0-in-Os), specially passed by the junior officers is not up to the Many a times 0-in-Os are stereotyped and vague. ...

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Exporters need not submit hard copy of AA/EPCG application to DGFT RA

Policy Circular No. 23/2015-20 (15/05/2019)

With effect from 20thMay 2019, all exporters filing online AA & EPCG applications will, In addition, need to upload supporting documents also as prescribed in ANF/FTP/HBP. With the use of this facility, exporters will not be required to submit hard copy of the AA/EPCG application and its related documents to the DGFT RA....

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Three months time window for applying for MEIS for Shipping bills

Trade Notice No. 14/2015-2020-DGFT (15/05/2019)

Government of India Ministry of Commerce and Industry Department of Commerce Directorate General of Foreign Trade Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi Trade Notice No. 14/2015-2020 Dated: 15th May, 2019 To, Members of Trade and industry All Regional Authorities (RAs) of DGFT EPCs/FIE0 Subject: Three months time window for applying for MEIS for Shippin...

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How to claim MEIS benefits for exports in which e-BRC is not generated

Public Notice No. 8/2015-20 (14/05/2019)

Procedure for claiming MEIS benefits for exports realized under Para 2.52 (b) of the FTP and for exports in which e-BRC is not generated by banks has been notified. Government of India Ministry of Commerce & Industry Department of Commerce Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi Public Notice No. 8/2015-20 Dated the 14th may, 2019 Subject: Amendment...

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